The cheapest times to fly from MKE to RHI are

  • March 26th to April 8th
  • May 14th to June 10th
  • September 10th to September 23rd
  • October 8th to March 11th (except the weeks of November 19th, December 17th, December 24th, and February 26th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from MKE to RHI is late May. Prices can be as high as $797 for Friday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $234 for Tuesday flights around late May.


When to Fly to Rhinelander

Flying from Milwaukee, WI (MKE) to Rhinelander, WI (RHI) will usually cost between $246 to $551 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $271. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $668. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $397 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $336 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MKE to RHI flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MKE to RHI route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

MKE to RHI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MKE to RHI flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Milwaukee. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.04, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $84 (22%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $301. Return trip prices are from the RHI to MKE flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from MKE to RHI can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 21 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from MKE to RHI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Central Wisconsin Airport (CWA) in Mosinee, WI

  • 60 miles (97 km) away from RHI
  • Usually 10.88% less expensive than RHI
  • 1-layover flights available

See MKE to CWA flights

Destination alternative #2: Appleton International Airport (ATW) in Appleton, WI

  • 106 miles (171 km) away from RHI
  • Usually 7.75% less expensive than RHI
  • 1-layover flights available

See MKE to ATW flights

Destination alternative #3: Sawyer International Airport (MQT) in Marquette, MI

  • 111 miles (179 km) away from RHI
  • Usually 7.60% less expensive than RHI
  • 1-layover flights available

See MKE to MQT flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MKE to RHI? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Rhinelander/Oneida County Airport to General Mitchell International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 201 miles or 323 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from MKE to RHI?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MKE to RHI flight is about 1 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between Milwaukee, WI and Rhinelander, WI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from MKE to RHI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MKE
Origination airport name General Mitchell International Airport
City Milwaukee, WI
Country the United States
Latitude 42.9
Longitude -87.9

Return Airport

Destination code RHI
Destination airport name Rhinelander/Oneida County Airport
City Rhinelander, WI
Country the United States
Latitude 45.6
Longitude -89.5


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